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[Korea - North] Trump Administration Sanctions Companies Helping North Korea

The companies targeted by the Treasury Department are based in China, Singapore and Russia. The shipments, which violate sanctions imposed by the United States and the United Nations, include exports of alcohol, tobacco and cigarette products, as well as
New York Times
added Aug 17, 2018 11:25
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[Korea - North] Booming market

At least seven new cigarette brands were launched in North Korea during the past year amid increasing demand...Korea Central Television describes those who smoke in the morning and evening as “unconscionable” or “very unhealthy,” while some TV advertisem
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 10, 2018 13:12
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[Korea - North, Korea - South, Singapore] ‘If there are no cigars in Heaven, I shall not go’

Kim Jong Un who loves to smoke could be even more uncomfortable as the North Korea-U.S. summit is going to be held in Singapore, which is the most strict smoke-free country. I hope Sentosa, which means “peace” in Sanskrit, will be a place where the end of
Donga.com (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 08:00
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[Korea - North, Korea - South] 'Heavy smoker' Kim Jong-un shunned cigarettes during peace talks

Over the course of their meetings, Kim, who is known to be a heavy smoker, did not light up once in Moon’s presence, apparently out of respect for the South Korean president, who is 31 years his senior. The absence of a lit cigarette at any point in the
The Guardian (uk)
added May 7, 2018 19:19
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[Korea - North] Rare photos of North Korea’s weed smoking culture

Cigarettes are actually even harder to come by. As a result, those who can’t afford neatly packaged tobacco smoke pot.
Herb.co
added Apr 25, 2018 17:15
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[Korea - North, Korea - South] S.Korean Envoy Advised Kim Jong-un to Quit Smoking

National Security Council chief Chung Eui-yong advised North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to quit smoking, the Asahi Shimbun reported on Sunday. This episode happened when Kim had dinner with the South Korean envoy in Pyongyang on March 5, the daily quoted
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:18
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[Korea - North] Made in North Korea: The graphic design of a pariah state

These cigarette cases bear the words "Paradise" (left) and "Establishment" (right). According to 2012 survey by the WHO, more than half of North Korean men are smokers, one of the highest rates in Asia. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been pictured s
BBC Online
added Mar 3, 2018 02:06
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[Korea - North, UK] Exhibition explores everyday life in “controversial” North Korea

Made in North Korea: Graphics from Everyday Life in the DPRK is a new show on at London’s House of Illustration that looks to show the regularity of people’s lives in the controversial nation, from going to the theatre to smoking cigarettes.
Design Week (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:57
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[Korea - North, Mongolia] Tobacco Dominates Trade

Trade between North Korea and Mongolia rose 43 percent year-on-year to US$2.3 million in 2017, primarily driven by tobacco imports from Mongolia, according to a KBS story relayed by the TMA and citing figures published by the Ulaanbaatar chapter of the K
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[Korea - North] North Korea: Kim Jong Un Setting A 'Bad Example' Smoking Cigarettes On Camera

Many North Koreans blame Kim Jong Un, who is frequently shown smoking cigarettes on state TV and in newspaper images, for setting a bad example for the population. A source in South Hwanghae Province told Daily NK on January 4, "Arguments between family m
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Jan 11, 2018 20:01
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